Get help lowering your property taxes

Ald. Taliaferro is hosting a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd. Representatives from the Cook County Assessor’s office will be on hand to help guide you on how to appeal your taxes.

Seniors invited to property tax workshop

Assistance on receiving a property tax freeze will be available from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 13 at the Austin Satellite Senior Center, 5071 W. Congress Parkway. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and Lilliam Drummond are hosting the free event.

Cook County Board race heats up

Attorney Richard Boykin claimed property tax homeowner exemptions he wasn’t entitled to. He’s one of five candidates vying to replace retiring Commissioner Earlean Collins.